Archive for press freedom

Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists
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Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists

In our current polarized society, journalists have experienced threats, intimidation and, in some cases, physical attacks as they attempt to gather and report the news ... Read More
CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act
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CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act

The News Media Alliance applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) for bicameral introduction the Journalist Protection Act ... Read More
CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy
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CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy

With the release of our newest ad last week, we — along with our Support Real News partners — are responding to recent attacks on the ... Read More
Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials
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Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials

The News Media Alliance stands in full support of CNN’s defense of its First Amendment rights. We need quality journalism – now more than ever ... Read More
#DefendPressFreedom Ads
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#DefendPressFreedom Ads

A free press is essential to our democracy. Communities everywhere rely on journalists to report on our government’s actions and hold public figures accountable, providing ... Read More
Honoring Our Colleagues on World Press Freedom Day
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Honoring Our Colleagues on World Press Freedom Day

Around the world, journalists put themselves in danger every day to deliver the news and inform the public. Some of those reporters work in deadly ... Read More
Press Freedom Tracker Counts U.S. Violations
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Press Freedom Tracker Counts U.S. Violations

The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker is a new platform counting violations of press freedom ... Read More
News Media Alliance Condemns Sessions' Statements on Media Subpoenas
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News Media Alliance Condemns Sessions’ Statements on Media Subpoenas

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a press conference that the Department of Justice was "reviewing policies affecting media subpoenas.” He went on to ... Read More
New Website to Track Press Freedom Violations in United States
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New Website to Track Press Freedom Violations in United States

The News Media Alliance joined more than 20 press freedom organizations announcing the launch today of the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a new nonpartisan website ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Reversal of Decision to Bar Reporter Access to Senators
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News Media Alliance Applauds Reversal of Decision to Bar Reporter Access to Senators

Today Senate Rules Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) decided to deny reporters permission to gather in the hallways of Congress.Thanks to Senate Rules Ranking Member ... Read More
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Cicilline, Collins introduce Journalism Competition & Preservation Act Learn more